Archive for the Knitting Category

Knitted Rainbow Colour Wheel Clock

Knitted Rainbow Colour Wheel Clock

                Knitted Rainbow Colour Wheel Clock Whilst perusing Poundstretcher the other day I spotted a cheap and cheerful clock.  Thinking perhaps that I could “bling” it up a bit I made my rash purchase (£1.99!) and headed home to rummage

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Noggin :) Super Chunky Hand Knitted Campervan Beanie Bobble Hats

Noggin :) Super Chunky Hand Knitted Campervan Beanie Bobble Hats

                I love super chunky yarn!  I loose interest far too quickly if I knit with anything less than Double Knit weight yarn so Super Chunky is a firm favourite.  I’ve made up many designs for patterns using Wendy Serenity

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Campervan Travels Cushion goes supersize!

                I’ve been itching to have a go at knitting the Campervan Travels Countryside Cushion in super chunky yarn on big needles, no change to the pattern size just BIG! This is the outcome, knitted in a super chunky yarn

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Half Price patterns for May Day 2017!

Half Price patterns for May Day 2017!

Just for today we are offering HALF PRICE on all our knitting, sewing and crochet patterns so if you’d like to create a little woolly DubLuv and make your own Campervan or Beetle inspired goodies, please come and have a browse around our store: www.slightly-sheepish.com/shop and then enter the

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Can’t knit on short needles because you knit with a needle under one arm?

Can’t knit on short needles because you knit with a needle under one arm?

I’ve always been very envious of Sock Knitters. “Why would that be?” I hear you ask.  It’s because I cannot (no matter how hard I try) knit on short needles therefore, circular needles, DPNs and anything knitted “in the round” are like tantalising fruit, just out of

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Party on Girls!

Party on Girls!

‘Tis the season for partying so Anna-May and Elsa-Beth have cast aside their winter woollies in favour of party dresses, new shoes, bags and of course a wrap so they don’t get completely frozen! This knitting pattern is available FREE throughout December 2016 when you purchase the knitting

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Stash busting Pop Art campervan cushion cover

Stash busting Pop Art campervan cushion cover

I’m pretty sure most of us can’t resist squirrelling away lots of yarn, even those little bits and bobs that have been rescued from partially created items.  It seems such a waste to get rid of them yet they aren’t quite long enough to make into “proper”

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Here come the Girls – Doll knitting pattern

Here come the Girls – Doll knitting pattern

I have two teenage boys and a husband so, other than the cat, I’m the only female in the house.  Though I don’t think of myself as a girly girl, I do have the occasional rebellious inclination to make something which could be construed as “girly”.  The “Girls” are

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Campervan Themed Knit and Crochet Kits now on the website!

Phew! It’s been a little hectic lately! I had lots of design commissions for “Wendy” Yarns Then we had Yarndale which was a wonderful woolly festival here in Skipton! So many people at Yarndale were already buying Christmas presents (sorry, am I allowed to say the “C”

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Knit your own Campervan

Knit your own Campervan

Have you ever wanted to knit your own campervan?  I couldn’t resist having a go at knitting a 3D campervan. The campervan is made using double knitting yarn and surrounds a framework of plastic canvas. At 30cm long there is plenty of room in there for a

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Campervan Hot Water Bottle PDF Knitting Pattern

If you’re quick at knitting there is still just about time to make up one of these Campervan Hot Water Bottle covers as a Christmas Gift. It takes lots of love to make it but only one 50g ball of double knitting yarn (plus some oddments) so

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Campervan Bauble “Dub Ball” Free Knitting Pattern!

This PDF knitting pattern is to make a Campervan Bauble Christmas tree decoration.  Mine was about the size of a tennis ball and made from scraps of double knitting yarn (DK) on two 3mm (UK11) knitting needles. You can of course knit in the round on double

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